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Recruiting Automation Roundup

This week, the recruiting automation news is all about optimizations. Companies are using highly sophisticated technology to optimize their time and effort to screen, engage, hire and retain talent.  

The Best Recruiting Software of 2018

With the end of June just around the corner, so ends the first half of 2018. The last six months have flown by, but not without shaking the recruiting industry first. Over the course of 2018, thus far, recruiting automation has shaped and changed recruiting practices making hiring smarter and faster than ever. In fact, at the close of 2017, 62 percent of talent acquisition professionals were planning to spend money on AI-powered recruiting software. Due to this major shift in the industry, we’re wrapping up the best recruiting software on the market in 2018.

5 Ways Machine Learning is Changing Recruiting

Machine learning often times makes people uneasy. It evokes visions of robots becoming more and more like humans every day, and eventually doing our jobs better than we can. In reality, machine learning has made its way into the workplace with a much different impact. Humans are more efficient and are able to do their jobs better than ever before. Machine learning, when applied to sales and marketing, didn’t eliminate the need for sales people and marketers, in fact the results are quite the contrary. Using machine learning and predictive analytics, sales and marketing professionals constantly take data driven approaches to their jobs, helping them achieve their goals, as well as earn seats at the decision-making table. Therefore, the time has come for machine learning for recruiting.

In Case You Missed It: Day 2 of Recruiting Automation Summit

The second day of The Recruiting Automation Summit was larger than life, with over 300 attendees from different industries and factions of talent acquisition, all gathering to hear from authors, analysts, leaders in recruiting and from one another. Leading off with Billy Beane, who shared his personal experience bringing predictive analytics to the world of baseball, all the way through the final session in which Robin Ericson from Bersin by Deloitte pulled back the curtain on the secrets behind high-performing TA teams, attendees learned, networked, and tweeted through a full day of amazing content.

Here are some of the highlights:

In Case You Missed It: Day 1 of Recruiting Automation Summit

The first day of The Recruiting Automation Summit was well-worth the wait as the agenda jam packed with presentations and panels featuring recruiting leaders came to life. These leaders left no rock unturned, taking on the hottest topics in recruiting-- including diversity initiatives, company culture, recruiting at scale, and everything in between.

Video: Josh Bersin on Recruiting Automation

The most progressive leaders in talent acquisition at world-class organizations, along with analysts, authors and technology experts will all meet in San Francisco this week at The Recruiting Automation Summit to discuss how recruiting teams can harness the power of AI, machine learning and predictive analytics.

One of those leaders in talent acquisition that we’re so excited to hear from is Josh Bersin, principal and founder of Bersin by Deloitte. He’ll discuss the rise of the individual in the world of work. Hear more about his presentation from Josh Bersin himself in this video: